There are, of course, more people in Taiwan but this is a list of people I highly recommend for something Taiwan related for English speakers. There are many people I haven’t added yet that I want to. I will slowly add people as I come across useful links. If you want me to add you, please email me: email@example.com. Thanks!
Writing Blog: http://crooksteven.blogspot.com/
Bradt Guidebook Blog: http://bradttaiwan.blogspot.com/
Smoking Pen, veteran advice for writers: http://thesmokingpen.blogspot.com/
Twenty+ year Tainan resident, runs the small but reputable Barking Deer tour company specializing in personalized tours around Taiwan.
Birding Taiwan: http://birdingtaiwan.blogspot.com/
Adventure travel blogger, writer, photographer, website designer/internet spin doctor and sometime Tainan resident.
Lonely Planet Author and avid Taiwan hiker. Allegedly contracted scrub typhus from mosquitoes in Namasia (perhaps my land!)
Excellent, but poorly attended, hiking blog; Pashan: http://hikingintaiwan.blogspot.com/
Henry is one of the most accomplished foreign photographers living in Taiwan. He has a gorgeous studio in Taichung and does high-end advertising, corporate and editorial work.
Henry Westheim’s professional stock and portfolio site, Asia Photo Connection: http://www.asiaphotoconnection.com/photographer-taiwan/
Craig is a Taipei based Photographer whose photography is stunning and is also a great Taiwan resource.
Craig Ferguson Images: http://www.craigfergusonimages.com/
Garret M Clarke
Garret is a Taipei/Tainan based portrait and events photographer who does some amazing work.
Garret M Clark: http://garretmclarke.com
Steven is a Taipei based portrait and events photographer who does some amazing work.
Steven Vigar Photography: http://www.stevenvigar.com/
Up Against the Wall Asia
The brainchild of Photographers Steven Vigar and Garret M Clarke, this Photography company produces high quality location photography in Taiwan
Up Against the Wall: http://www.upagainstthewall.asia/
The place to go for informative opinions on Taiwan politics but also a great place for biking/Taiwan related posts for those of us who are too lazy for politics.
The View from Taiwan: http://www.michaelturton.blogspot.com/
Fellow Tainan resident, great photographer and blogger.
Hanjié’s Blog: http://hanjies.blogspot.com/
Fabian is an anthropologist studying folk religion in Singapore and Taiwan. His site has some amazing photography, learned essays and information — and don’t miss the videos.
Fabian’s website: http://4fabian.multiply.com/
Although no longer living in Taiwan, his presence is still felt and his blogs continue to be a great resource.
David on Formosa: http://blog.taiwan-guide.org/
Also no longer in Tainan, yet still a great all around Taiwan resource.
Fili’s World Travel: http://www.filination.com/blog/
and with David:
Life’s TAIWANderful: http://www.taiwanderful.net/
Todd lives in Nantou with his wife and daughter. His blog has great photography, lots of good information and don’t miss the Taiwan’s Butterflies link!
The Daily Bubble Tea: http://thedailybubbletea.com/
Neil Wade’s Photography Blog: http://taiwan-photography-blog.com/
Taipei based writer with information rich blog and great Taiwan travel App: Taipei Uncovered
Taiwan Stories: http://phildawson.org/
Nicole lived in Tainan for many years and now teaches Mandarin in America. A great resource for all things Mandarin.
Mandarin Links: http://www.mandarinlinks.com/home/
Follow her on Facebook and get great news and information.
Good grief, this woman is busy. Carrie is a freelance writer, editor, and photographer.
Carrie has so much going on I will refer you to her ‘about’ to save time: http://www.myseveralworlds.com/carrie-kellenberger/
Destinations, Lifestyles, and Cultures in Asia, , My Several Worlds’ is an amazing resource: http://www.myseveralworlds.com/
This one time Tainan resident is a professional web designer and an outstanding creative photographer.
Randomized Images: http://www.randomizedimages.com/
Pawl English: http://www.pawlenglish.com/
Another very busy blogger. His blog is a treasure trove of Taiwan info for travelers.
My Kafkaesque Life: http://mykafkaesquelife.blogspot.tw/
Micki and Kristen
Micki & Kristen’s Wandering Taiwan: http://wandering-taiwan.blogspot.com/
Another Tainan resident and authority on Tainan, Karl Bergman’s Tainan City: http://tainancity.wordpress.com/
Chiayi based cyclist and longtime friend with informative cycling blog
Carbon and Leather: https://carbonandleather.wordpress.com/
Online Taiwan Forums
I admit I only use The Tainan Bulletin, but Forumosa and Taiwanease are apparently great resources for getting Taiwan information.
Amazing street photographer T.C. Lin: http://poagao.org/
Think Taiwan: http://thinktaiwan.com/
Sri Lanka Holidays – For independent Sri Lankan travel and holidays information.